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HONOLULU – Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki today, as part of a coalition of 29 states and local governments, moved the “Fourth National Climate Assessment” into the rulemaking records for the Trump Administration’s proposed rollbacks of the Clean Car Standards and Clean Power Plan. The Assessment’s findings reinforce the coalition’s arguments for maintaining the standards ...
Read More Attorney General News Release 2018-59 Coalition Adds Critical Information on Rollback of Clean Car Standards and the Clean Power Plan

There will be no lane closures from Dec. 22 – Dec. 28 due to HDOT’s Holiday Lane Closure Restriction. Shoulder closures are permitted to occur during this time. The special use lanes will not be operational on Tuesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. A list of the special use lanes can be found here. ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekly lane closures

(Honolulu) – Governor David Ige has approved a comprehensive administrative rule amendment package for the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR). The amendments cover rules for state small boat harbors, state boating facilities, and state ocean waters. The significant changes made by the newly signed rules include: Consolidating all definitions in Title 13, ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Sweeping Changes in Rules For Boat Harbors, Facilities & State Ocean Waters Approved By the Governor, Dec. 21, 2018

(Lihu’e) – A year long project at the Port Allen Small Boat Harbor has completed with new slips opened today. The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation project involved the removal of existing, badly deteriorated fixed concrete piers and the installation of new aluminum framed floating docks with plastic lumber decking, including all new electrical ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Port Allen Small Boat Harbor Slips Reopened, Dec. 21, 2018

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HONOLULU – Hawaii hotels statewide reported no growth in revenue per available room (RevPAR), modest growth in average daily rate (ADR) and a decrease in occupancy in November 2018. According to the Hawaii Hotel Performance Report released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), RevPAR was flat at $190 (-0.2%), ADR rose to $251 (+3.4%), ...
Read More Hawaii Tourism Authority Releases Hawaii Hotel Performance Report for November 2018

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) Clean Water Branch has issued a Notice of Violation and Order (NOVO) to Hū Honua Bioenergy, LLC for an unauthorized discharge of industrial wastewater on Nov. 9, 2018, at their facility in Pepe‘ekeo on Hawai‘i Island. The NOVO states that Hū Honua Bioenergy, LLC, violated Hawai‘i Revised ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DOH cites Hū Honua Bioenergy for an illegal wastewater discharge

(Hilo) –The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry & Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the closure of the Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area for game bird hunting on Saturday and Sunday (December 22 – 23, 2018) due to poor road conditions resulting from recent heavy rains. Please call the DOFAW office in Kamuela ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Kahua/Ponoholo Ranch Cooperative Game Management Area for Game Bird Hunting Closed this Weekend due to Poor Road Conditions, Dec. 20, 2018

There will be no lane closures from Dec. 22 – Dec. 28 due to HDOT’s Holiday Lane Closure Restriction. Shoulder closures are permitted to occur during this time. OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF DEC. 21 – DEC. 23   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekend lane closures